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London's Best Ruins

Architect John Soane recognised the ephemeralness of London's buildings. In 1830 he commissioned draughtsman Joseph Gandy to create an imagined view …

Welcome to London

London

What's Open In London On Christmas Day 2013?

Christmas Day can be a magical time to explore the capital. Not much public transport will be running, but if you can get into town by cycle hire, …

The Bells Of London Are Time Machines

<i>Main image: bells at Whitechapel Bell Foundry by Simon Rigglesworth in the Londonist Flickr pool.</i><p>The sound of a bell collapses the historic distance …

'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' review: dystopia done right

As I was watching a pre-roll ad for Subway’s <i>Catching Fire</i>-branded Fiery Footlong Collection I remembered why I’d been nervously anticipating the film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ novel since I first read it almost three years ago. <i>The Hunger Games</i> trilogy focuses on a dystopian land called Panem, …

5 Natural Teeth Brighteners

Get a gorgeous smile with these easy tricks.<p>You may not be on the red carpet, but with the amount of flashes happening on your holiday party circuit, you might as well be. And while you often know the main smile saboteurs (red wine, coffee, etc.), what about all the foods that can actually do your …

Are audiences killing art and culture?

A transvestite potter is currently delivering the Reith lectures, a pissing automaton is competing for the Turner Prize, a blue cockerel struts its stuff on Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth, and the Whitechapel Gallery is filled with wankers and giant penises. It's business as usual in the art …

The Man Who Gets The Science Right On 'The Big Bang Theory'

Sure, Bob Newhart may have won his first Emmy for guest-starring as Professor Proton on the hugely popular show <i>The Big Bang Theory</i>, about four young scientists at Caltech. But behind the scenes is a real-life professor, David Saltzberg of UCLA.<p>Saltzberg studies high-energy particle physics and …

Protest against arts cuts with a human chain around the National Gallery – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 8:00 am, September 18, 2013 in Arts & Entertainment, News<p>You gotta fight – for your right – to be arrrrrty! Sadly, it’s true. Since 2010, …

6 Things Your Bedroom Needs for a Good Night's Sleep

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20 free things to do in Amsterdam

It's easy to spend a fortune in the Netherlands' stylish capital, but the city has plenty of gratis goodies up for grabs.<p>Check out our pick of the freebies on offer.<p><b>1. Canal Ring</b><p>More canals flow in Amsterdam than in Venice, and get this: the 400-year-old waterways are a UNESCO World Heritage site. …

How To Redecorate Without Buying A Thing

How do you redecorate your home without buying a single item? Edit, edit, edit. Michael Ciancio, a New York-based design director and artist, had …

What is the purpose of public art?

A giant blue bird sculpture in London’s Trafalgar Square challenges our preconceptions about the purpose of public art, argues Alastair Sooke.<p>“Ladies and gentlemen, here it is: the big, blue… bird!” So proclaimed the Mayor of London Boris Johnson last week. On cue, assistants tugged at black drapes …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

Top 20 free things to do in Paris

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date.<p>Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic …

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

13 Travel Mistakes I'll Never Make Again

I only needed eight weeks' worth of clothing, but I packed two huge suitcases, a carry-on bag, an extra backpack and at least half a dozen handbags.<p>When I landed in the dead of winter in Salta, Argentina carting 100 lbs of summer dresses behind me, it was a wake-up call I've never forgotten.<p>I've …

Quick Guide To Amsterdam visitors never Run Out of Things

Amsterdam visitors never run out of things to do – this lovely old city has a city center that’s quiet and perfect for walking and biking – with over …

5 Reasons to Holiday In Dartmouth, UK

Does summer still seem like it’s ages away? Are you desperate for some relaxation or a much needed holiday or long weekend? Why not consider taking a …

The Best Bars in Paris for Going Solo

Photo: Courtesy of Legrand Filles et Fils<p><i>Fathom contributor Celine Kagan gives us four great bars to check out if you're in Paris alone.</i><p>PARIS – Not in the mood for yet another romantic dinner for two? Traveling solo and tired of watching the waiter clear away the table setting across from you? …

Undiscovered France: Where to Go Next

With Paris’s many seductions, the stately Loire Valley, picture-perfect Provence, and the dazzling Côte d’Azur it’s no wonder much of the rest of …

France

Europe's Most Spectacular National Parks

For most people, the word Europe evokes thoughts of world-famous museums, delectable cuisine, and historic cities studded with iconic monuments and vibrant cafés. However, Europe is also home to some truly stunning stretches of wilderness, from remote white-sand coves to some of the world's most …

National Parks

10 Travel Photography Tips to Help Avoid Regrets When You Get Home

By Hélio Dias. I have lost count of how many times I’ve came home and regretted not having done something to get better pictures when I was …

4 Most Popular Beaches in the UK

With the glistening, white beaches of France, Spain or Italy within easy traveling distance, there are not many people who cherish the idea of …

Beaches

Quick Guide to Learning a Language Abroad

Best Places in Europe Summer Cities

Not all European cities are ideal destinations in the summer, some are overcrowded, thick with smog and geared towards over charging tourists for …

European Travel

Things Not to Forget on Your Next Trip ~ Do These Things Before Traveling

Traveling can be a highly emotional time.<p>And unless you keep a travel checklist, many times you may be trying to remember what to pack, oftentimes at …

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